Show #3745 - Friday, December 8, 2000


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Wendy Cornaby, a graduate student from Hillsboro, Oregon

Gino Scalo, a seventh grade teacher from San Diego, California

Kurt Fried, a writer originally from Lenexa, Kansas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $19,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
One of the social events of 1999 was this Spice Girl's castle wedding to soccer star David Beckham
    $100 26
Spots for this brisk tea starred claymation baseball heroes Reggie Jackson & Babe Ruth
    $100 1
"Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me" these
    $100 21
The first people to settle this country migrated there 40,000 years ago; Europeans settled Botany Bay in 1788
    $100 11
These “Hermits” got their name because their lead singer resembled a character on TV's “Rocky & His Friends”
    $100 2
Bogie starred in the 1951 film version of this soggy C.S. Forester novel
    $200 17
In the 20 years before “Paradise Lost”, he was more focused on pamphleteering than poetry
    $200 27
This rabbit was put to bed with camomile tea, but Flopsy, Mopsy & Cotton Tail had bread, milk & blackberries
    $200 4
"All the world's" this, "and all the men and women merely players"
    $200 22
The world's seventh-largest country in size, this Commonwealth country is second by population
    $200 12
Called the most successful female singer in British history she had her first U.S. No. 1 hit in 1964 with “Downtown”
    $200 3
A poetic preface by Sir Walter Raleigh introduces this epic Spenser poem
    $300 18
This “Arthur” co-star who died at 96 in 2000 acted onstage into his mid-80s
    $300 28
Tasseography is a fancy name for this divination practice
    $300 5
"The play's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of" this person
    $300 23
This Western Hemisphere Commonwealth nation has more lakes & inland rivers than any other country
    $300 13
Born in Belfast, he sang lead for the group Them before scoring hits on his own like “Brown Eyed Girl”
    $300 8
In some traditions, the Ark of the Covenant was taken to Ethiopia by Menelik, the son of Solomon & this woman
    $400 19
In the 1660s it took a “geneous” like him to show that white light is hetero-geneous
    $400 29
Earl Grey tea is flavored with oil of bergamott which is this fruit
    $400 6
"Once more unto" this, "dear friends, once more; or close the wall up with our English dead!"
    $400 24
English is the official language of this oil-rich country that borders Chad, NIger & Cameroon
    $400 14
Featuring a frenzied solo, this British band's “You Really Got Me” soared to No. 1
    $400 9
Simple curves & cabriole legs characterize this popular 18th century furniture style
    $500 20
In 1963 Lord Denning led the official inquiry into this British government sex scandal
    $500 30
A word for “tea” in Asia, it's the name for a mix of black tea, milk & spices sometimes served as a latte
    DD: $500 7
These people "die many times before their deaths"
    $500 25
Constitutional changes in 2000 for this Asian country may help end its civil war between Tamils & Sinhalese
    $500 15
Hits like “Tuesday Afternoon” from “Days of Future Passed” hooked this band musically into the Summer of Love
    $500 10
You'll find its main campus in Flushing, New York

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Kurt Gino Wendy
$1,600 $1,100 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kurt Gino Wendy
$2,700 $3,300 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Like John Henry, Jael had this in her hand & used it to nail Sisera's head to the ground
    $200 2
Sally Field won a victory for the union & an Oscar for herself, in this 1979 film
    $200 16
Maggie Walker was the USA's first woman president of one of these, St. Luke Penny Savings in Richmond
    $200 30
Licensed taxis in New York City are this color
    $200 20
This structure is a traditional part of state capitols to represent the unity of government
    $200 3
The purple Teletubby
    $400 4
Muscleman in the Ruben's work seen here:
    $400 12
Set during the Vietnam War, it captured 5 Oscars including one for director Michael Cimino
    $400 17
Seen here she was president of her country from 1986 to 1992
    $400 29
You can do it to Mary or Columbia as well as to a taxi
    $400 21
Sam Wagstaff, a major collector of this visual art that uses silver, later turned to collecting silver
    $400 8
“Colorful” 1986 No. 1 album by Madonna
    DD: $1,000 5
Moses couldn't enter the promised land after striking this to produce water instead of speaking to it
    $600 13
Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid & Daniel Stern were cycling buddies in this coming-of-age drama
    $600 18
She retired at age 80 as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association
    $600 28
The sitcom “Taxi” used cabs from this famous company founded in 1922
    $600 22
This city's renaissance artists, like Titian & Giorgione, emphasized color more than the Florentines
    $600 9
It's Ben & Jerry's banana ice cream with walnuts & pieces of dark chocolate
    $800 6
Job lived in Uz; Abraham lived in this city of the Chaldees
    $800 14
(Hi, I'm Melody Thomas Scott from The Young and the Restless. The answer is:) In 1976 I appeared in John Wayne's final film, this Western in which he played a dying gunslinger
    $800 19
In 1946 Sarah Blanding became the first woman president of this then 85-year-old New York women's college
    $800 27
Contrary to its “roving” name, this type of cab isn't licensed to cruise the streets
    $800 23
The modern dance pioneer seen here--she died in a bizarre shawl, not scarf, accident:
    $800 10
A synonym for potpourri or miscellany
    $1000 7
In a showdown with the prophets of Baal, his prayer for fire was answered; theirs weren't
    $1000 15
In a 1972 comedy Alan Arkin fancied himself a casanova in “The Last of” these
    $1000 25
In 1954 she performed in “The Firebird” & became president of the Royal Academy of Dancing
    DD: $2,000 26
This slang word for a taxi or its driver is shortened from the name of a horse-drawn carriage
    $1000 24
The name of this plaster used in the 18th c. to make faux marble refers to rough exterior coating
    $1000 11
A weapon like a taser, that fires electric darts to temporarily incapacitate a person

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kurt Gino Wendy
$2,300 $8,300 $2,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A conversation he had with Miles Davis became the first of the “Playboy Interviews” in 1962

Final scores:

Kurt Gino Wendy
$4,599 $8,600 $300
2nd place New champion: $8,600 3rd place

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kurt Gino Wendy
$4,300 $9,300 $2,500
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $16,100

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Game tape date: 2000-10-04
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